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  A support system for Exceptional Student Education serving Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties of Northeast Florida.
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CALENDAR

 
10/23/2018 - Including Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
OPEN - Register

10/23/2018 - 11/19/2018 This course enables participants to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for working with students with significant cognitive disabilities in inclusive environments. The course also provides information and resources for Florida Standards Access Points. Participants navigate specified online webinars and complete required documentation and follow-up tasks. Participants receive either 4 or 6 exceptional student education professional development points depending on which follow-up they choose to complete from the task rubric. Syllabus, documentation guidelines and task rubric will be distributed via email to registered participants at the start of the course.

Location
Online - syllabus and guidelines distribution
Presenter
FIN / FDLRS
Audience
Certified teachers and related service providers who work directly with students with significant cognitive disabilities in inclusive settings.
Points
6
10/26/2018 - Positively Motivating Others (PMO) for Paraprofessionals
OPEN - Register

Is it possible to make a difference in a student’s behavior before they “act out”? This professional development workshop for Paraprofessionals will incorporate strategies and techniques for working with students based on the Positively Motivating Others program. The goal of this program is to inspire others to reach their full potential through positive motivation and proactive discipline, not punishment. Participants will receive the manual for “Positively Motivating Others – Making a Difference”.

Location
Community Room #151
Presenter
P. Weigel
Audience
Paraprofessionals
Points
6
11/6/2018 - Dealing with Tough Kids: Practical Classroom Management Strategies
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8:00am; the workshop is from 8:30 am-3:30pm.
This interactive session will provide teachers in general education and ESE with practical techniques for dealing with difficult students at all grade levels. The techniques are designed to reduce disruptive behavior and provide students with behavioral, academic and social survival skills. The presentation will review what causes “tough kid” behavior, how to practically assess it, and strategies to remediate it. An emphasis will be placed on proactive strategies and POSITIVE behavior management interventions such as Mystery Motivators, Reward Spinners and Behavior Bingo to reinforce positive behavior. The book, Tough Kid Tool Box, will be provided to all participants.

Location
Community Room
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
All Teachers
Points
6
11/7/2018 - Exploring Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to Meet Student Needs
OPEN - Register

Do you have multiple skill levels in your classroom and wonder if there is a more efficient way to meet their needs? This workshop is a starting point to understand Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and how it can transform your teaching, your students’ learning and academic performance. Participants will look at specific needs in their classroom that can be addressed through the UDL guidelines and strategies. There will be time to explore a variety of resources that can be used with students as soon as you return to class.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
P. Weigel
Audience
All teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs
Points
6
11/8/2018 - Behavior Management in the Pre-School Classroom
OPEN - Register

Designed specifically for the early childhood educator, this workshop looks at what’s involved with structuring the preschool classroom for success, being clear and explicit with your expectations, interacting positively with your young students, correcting them fluently and reinforcing desirable behaviors.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Teachers
Points
6
11/15/2018 - Differentiated Instruction: Assessment and Grading
OPEN - Register

This workshop explores ways to support teachers as they move toward successful assessment and grading practices for use in the differentiated classroom. Participants will examine how to manage and assess student progress along the continuum of learning. Participants will receive Rich Wormeli's book, Fair Isn't Always Equal.
Participants will earn 8 points with completion of followup.
Sign in begins at 8:00 am. The workshop is from 8:30 am to 3:30pm.

Location
TBA
Presenter
Henry Schmitges/FDLRS; Tara Renbeck/FIN
Audience
Instructional personnel for grades 3-12 who have previous training and experience implementing differentiated instruction. Completion of the PDA course: Introduction to Differentiated Instruction meets this requirement.
Points
8
11/15/2018 - Survivor: Sensory Island
OPEN - Register

Survivor: Sensory Island- Learn about student sensory integration difficulties while competing in a variety of sensory based challenges with your tribe. Based on Lauren H. Kerstein's My Sensory Book: Working Together to Explore Sensory Issues and the Big Feelings They Can Cause: A Workbook for Parents, Professionals, and Children. It is designed to be a tool to help parents, professionals and children themselves understand the sensory systems. The training focuses on the child as a whole person as we explore sensory issues, sensory modulation, emotional modulation, and the relationship between the sensory and emotional systems.

Location
Community Room
Presenter
M. Call, P. Barrington
Audience
Audience: CSS teachers, VE teachers and/or teachers serving students with sensory needs.
Points
6
12/3/2018, 12/4/2018 - CHAMPS for ESE Teachers
OPEN - Register

Design (or fine tune) a proactive and positive classroom management plan that will overtly teach students how to behave responsibly. Participants will focus on structure in the classroom and learn all CHAMPs Strategies.This is a two day training. Attendance is required on both days.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
ESE teachers K-8.
Points
12
12/11/2018 - Thinking Maps: DAY 1 Getting Started
OPEN - Register

Day One / 12-11-2018 Thinking Maps: Getting Started.
Day Two / 2-8-2019 Thinking Maps: Bringing It All Together.
Thinking Maps endeavors to increase student performance by providing specific visual patterns for limitless learning. The training provides a clear, concise framework derived from brain-based research, for teacher, students and entire learning communities to share a common visual language that connects thought process and ideas as well as promotes critical thinking and creativity. These strategies are for all grade levels, content areas and ability levels. Thinking Maps can increase students’ ability to independently think through complex concepts.
Participant Requirements:
1. Attend both days of training
2. Implement all 8 learning strategies WITH STUDENTS prior to the second day of training
3. Bring student samples to the second day of training

Location
Community Room
Presenter
P. Weigel
Audience
All teachers, adminsistrators, SLPs
Points
14
12/13/2018 - Escaping the Nightmare through Accommodations
OPEN - Register

Use your newly acquired skills for developing high quality accommodations in order to escape the "room". Learn how to develop, implement and assess accommodations that help students access the standards and make positive gains.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
M. Call, P. Barrington
Audience
All Teacher k-12
Points
6
12/14/2018 - Assistive Technology (AT) in the Classroom
OPEN - Register

For many students with disabilities, assistive technology (AT) is critical to ensuring participation and progress in the general curriculum. The Assistive Technology in the Classroom training will provide an overview of various types of assistive technologies and how to assist students in selecting, obtaining, and using assistive technology to increase engagement in instructional activities. This training is designed for teachers, therapist and support staff that support students in all educational environments.
Participants will understand:
• what assistive technology is
• how assistive technology can support student engagement
• how to support a student in the selection and use of assistive technologies
THIS IS A ONE DAY TRAINING

Location
TBA
Presenter
FDLRS STAFF
Audience
PLEASE NOTE: This is a ONE DAY TRAINING that is SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL ESE Teachers, OTs, PTs, SLPs, ESE District Support Staff.
Points
6
1/14/2019 - Including Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities online study
OPEN - Register

1/14/2019 - 2/11/2019 This course enables participants to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for working with students with significant cognitive disabilities in inclusive environments. The course also provides information and resources for Florida Standards Access Points. Participants navigate specified online webinars and complete required documentation and follow-up tasks. Participants receive either 4 or 6 exceptional student education professional development points depending on which follow-up they choose to complete from the task rubric. Syllabus, documentation guidelines and task rubric will be distributed via email to registered participants at the start of the course.

Location
Online - syllabus and guidelines distributed
Presenter
FIN / FDLRS
Audience
Certified teachers and related service providers who work directly with students with significant cognitive disabilities in inclusive settings.
Points
6
4/1/2019 - Including Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
OPEN - Register

4/1/2019 - 4/29/2019 This course enables participants to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for working with students with significant cognitive disabilities in inclusive environments. The course also provides information and resources for Florida Standards Access Points. Participants navigate specified online webinars and complete required documentation and follow-up tasks. Participants receive either 4 or 6 exceptional student education professional development points depending on which follow-up they choose to complete from the task rubric. Syllabus, documentation guidelines and task rubric will be distributed via email to registered participants at the start of the course.

Location
Online - syllabus and guidelines distribution
Presenter
FIN / FDLRS
Audience
Certified teachers and related service providers who work directly with students with significant cognitive disabilities in inclusive settings.
Points
6

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